"If he tells you to stand five feet from the penalty spot, it's not in your best interests to be six feet from it.
"He'll show you that the extra distance makes the difference between a goal and a missed chance - and it has worked for me.
"Rafa explained everything to me before I even signed - how we would play, and what our aims were. He even had a work programme planned for me before I got here.
"He never stopped telling me that I had the speed to succeed here and that he had faith in me."